Sail no more

Jun 11, 2024,00:59 AM

Guiuan, Eastern Samar, Philippines, 2024
X1D, 45mm

We chanced upon this shipyard on our way to scout a small fishing village. We’re guessing these boats were part of the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 where 6,000 people reportedly perished. This area is directly off the Pacific Ocean so it regularly gets its fair share of typhoons.

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WOW! Brilliantly captured...👍

 By: India Whiskey Charlie : June 11th, 2024-01:06

Thank you.

 By: Echi : June 11th, 2024-01:33

Beauty in tragedy.

 By: InHavenPro : June 11th, 2024-01:18
Your images imbue the tragic end of these structures with poetic visual framing.... I am getting my camera tomorrow, and while I won't have enough time to immediately go and take my first images with it, it won't take me more than a few days to devote the... 


 By: InHavenPro : June 11th, 2024-01:35
is he himself the same man still!?! My brother likes to say no, I like to say yes 😁........

Well captured..

 By: S F : June 11th, 2024-03:49
Vivid and sharp. The thick cloud adds nice texture to the image.

Superb photos!

 By: amanico : June 11th, 2024-05:51

Merci :-)

 By: Echi : June 11th, 2024-06:49


 By: Echi : June 11th, 2024-06:48
Thanks for the info. I was at the back end of things providing logistical support for one of the companies here. Devastating for sure. According to one army general that I had to coordinate with for transport, the reported death toll was quite understated... 

Yes, it was quiet terrible, my company hosted a french NGO in our building facilities for month for free.

 By: Cocolex : June 11th, 2024-11:28
We stopped our activities and spent our time, energy and Personal money to help in the aftermath.. We were based in Cebu, and did many humanitarian missions in small island near cebu, such as malapascua and bantayan, giving food, meds, water and some basi... 


 By: Cocolex : June 11th, 2024-15:27

Brilliant captures

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : June 11th, 2024-12:06

Thank you 🙏

 By: Echi : June 11th, 2024-12:12

Lovely takes!

 By: le_chef : June 11th, 2024-12:55
They all work well in isolation, but the first tells a story with all the debris.

Thank you

 By: Echi : June 11th, 2024-14:05


 By: Echi : June 12th, 2024-10:11

Love the first one! Such rich colors balanced against nature’s destructive powers.

 By: ongopt : June 13th, 2024-03:52
The boats almost seem to have become part of the landscape. My son and his girlfriend are currently visiting there. 😊